The course is part of a five-week Bates short-term course. The overall goals of the course are:
- to expose students to cutting edge biomedical research technologies available at MDI Biological Laboratory,
- to give students hands-on experience with a research project that includes bioinformatics, and
- to provide students with opportunities to analyze, write about and present a research project.
This course is supported by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under grant number P20GM103423.